Destination: Joshua Tree National Park, California

Joshua trees at JTNP (June 2020). One of the most-distinctive parks in California, Joshua Tree National Park is both an oasis and an adventure, perfect for roughing it up with desert hikes in the day, only to relax and stargaze at night. Millions of tourists, in-state and out-of-state, visit this national park every year to … Continue reading Destination: Joshua Tree National Park, California

Lost in LA: Antelope Valley

Antelope Valley poppy field (April 2020). While discussing what "Los Angeles" is, it is important to distinguish between Los Angeles, the city, and Los Angeles, the county. The city itself is significantly-smaller than the county (503 squared miles vs 4700 squared miles, respectively), and it's mostly concentrated in the county's center. Los Angeles County itself … Continue reading Lost in LA: Antelope Valley

5 Favorite Cafes in Los Angeles

Let me start off by saying that I'm not a huge coffee drinker. In fact, I don't like coffee on its own; I always have to add either milk or creamer to make it tolerable to drink. Hence, to say that I don't like coffee, yet still write about my favorite coffee spots in Los … Continue reading 5 Favorite Cafes in Los Angeles

New Profile Photo (ANNOUNCEMENT)

Hey, folks! Random update, but after almost three years with the same Gravatar profile, I've come around to changing it for a more-recent photo. Granted, I look more-or-less the same since the last one, but I still wanted to bring in something new this time around. This is a photo of me in my dear … Continue reading New Profile Photo (ANNOUNCEMENT)